Attempt to destroy floating bridge connecting Makhmur with Qayyarah foiled

The floating bridge between Qayyarah and Makhmur.
The floating bridge connecting Qayyarah with Makhmur.

( NINEVEH – Official journalists with the Ministry of Defense announced foiling an attempt of targeting the floating bridge over Tigris River south of Mosul.

The journalists in a statement issued to the media, said, “The international coalition aircraft carried out an air strike that targeted a large boat carrying more than two tons of explosives near Haj Ali village,” adding, “The boat was en-route to attack the floating bridge that was established by the Iraqi troops connecting Makhmur with Qayyarah south of Mosul. The boat was destroyed completely.”

It may be mentioned here that yesterday, official journalists with the Ministry of defense announced that the Iraqi army had established a floating bridge linking Qayyarah with Makhmur south of Mosul.

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